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16 Feb 2015

Virginia Still Deciding If Women Are Equal

In 1972, Congress passed the Equal Rights Amendment and asked the states to ratify it. Forty-three years later, Virginia is still deciding whether to ratify the ERA, which would guarantee women and men equal rights.

26 Jan 2015

Bill Would ‘Ban the Box’ on Job Applications

A Senate committee on Monday narrowly approved a bill that would prohibit state agencies from asking job applicants if they have a criminal history on employment applications.

23 Jan 2015

Families Testify for Medical Marijuana

Four families presented emotional testimony in support of a Senate bill to allow doctors in Virginia to prescribe medical marijuana products to people suffering from epilepsy.